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Submitted by elmer eisner (United States), Sep 11, 2005 at 23:54

It would have made at least as much sense to threaten Syria. The benefits to Iraqi citizens are equally deserved by citizens of many other countries, and beyond the capability of the US to ensure. The external threat by Iraq was being handled by joint action of the UN and other countries. Keeping Iraq as a threat to Iran surely would be useful.
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